Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- Byju's has named Arjun Mohan as the chief executive officer (CEO) of its India operations, succeeding Mrinal Mohit, a founding employee of the Bengaluru-based edtech startup.

Mohan assumes the role at a time when the embattled online tutor is trying to monetize non-core assets to repay loans. The group has put two of its businesses-reading platform Epic and higher education platform Great Learning-on the block to pay off a $1.2 billion loan raised in November 2021.

Byju's has been facing scrutiny for corporate governance issues from lenders and investors, including Prosus, which held a board seat until June. Prosus's representative on Byju's board resigned, citing concerns that, despite rapid growth, the company's re...